Smart boards. Smartphones. Tablets. E-books, apps and more. The rapid influx of new screen devices and software poses a special challenge for the early childhood community and parents of young children. That's why CCFC, the Alliance for Childhood, and TRUCE have created Facing the Screen Dilemma: Young children, technology and early education. Download your free copy today!
CCFC is leading an international effort urging McDonald’s CEO, Don Thompson, to stand by his assertion that Ronald McDonald does not make appearances in schools. At McDonald’s 2014 Annual Shareholder Meeting, Mr. Thompson said, “in schools and our restaurants you never see Ronald McDonald.” But Ronald McDonald regularly visits schools around the world and local franchises actively promote these appearances. On July 29, CCFC sent a letter to McDonald’s—signed by 48 advocacy groups from around the world—calling on McDonald's to kick the clown out of schools for good. Read more.